Blog Simple

$135

As the name says, Blog Simple theme is a simple blog-centric theme. Its unique and bold two-tone design sets your blog apart from the crowd. Not only can you choose a theme color from four suggested colors, but you can also pick any color from a color-picker.

Theme Options

In addition to the aforementioned theme color, you can optionally add links to your profiles in Facebook, Twitter, and also your email address with nifty icons in the footer.

Featured Post

Blog Simple displays the latest sticky post as a featured post on the front page of your blog page. If you don’t have any sticky posts, it simply displays the latest post in your blog.

Widget Areas

Blog Simple offers four widget areas:

The Primary Sidebar displays search, archives, and meta widgets by default.

Do you feel the need to have lots of widgets? No problem! Blog Simple has three optional widget areas in the footer.

Responsive Design

Blog Simple is designed with responsive design in mind. It provides a tailored layout depending on the device you are using. This makes your blog look good not only on desktop browsers, but also on devices with smaller screens, such as the iPad and iPhone.

Feeling creative?

As you can see in the main menu, Blog Simple goes well with icons! It’s a neat idea to add icons to your custom menu in the sidebar. If you are familiar with CSS, Custom Menus, Custom Menu Widgets, and the Custom Design Upgrade, you can associate icons with your menu items. Pretty neat, hah?

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels)

  1. The main column width is 590 except in the full-width layout where it’s 940
  2. Primary sidebar width is 300.
  3. Suggested header size is 1000 wide by 250 high.

Blog Simple theme documentation

As the name says, Blog Simple theme is a simple blog-centric theme. Its unique and bold two-tone design sets your blog apart from the crowd.

The following documentation will help you get your new blog setup like the demo.

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Setting Your Theme Color and Social Links

Blog Simple comes with a Theme Options page that allows you to set your own theme color and add social links. To do this, go to Appearance > Theme Options.

On this page you’ll see that you can choose recommended colors or set your own.

Theme Options

Once you choose the color you like, be sure to save your changes.

Adding Social Links

While still in the Theme Options page, below the colors section, you’ll see a section that allows you to add social links in the footer of your site. The social links options include: email, Twitter link, and Facebook link. Once you add the information, be sure to save your changes.

Add a Featured Post Like in the Demo

Blog Simple displays the latest sticky post as a featured post on the front page of your blog page. If you don’t have any sticky posts, it simply displays the latest post in your blog.

Featured Post

Widget Areas

Blog Simple offers four widget areas: The Primary Sidebar displays search, archives, and meta widgets by default.

Do you feel the need to have lots of widgets? No problem! Blog Simple has three optional widget areas in the footer. Learn more about adding widgets.